‘English PEN’ Grants Programme Now Open for Translation Submissions

Were you searching for a translation company in Dublin? Or professional interpreters? Visit English PEN is the founding centre of a global literary network and work to defend and promote free expression, and remove barriers to literature. This grants programme is part of PEN’s Writers in Translation programme and grants […]

Translator News: Translation Conference and Call for Papers, Cairo

Conference: ‘THE ONLY THING WORTH GLOBALIZING IS DISSENT: TRANSLATION AND THE MANY LANGUAGES OF RESISTANCE’ Cairo, 6-8 March 2015, Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council, UK “Activists from various regions and countries connect with and influence one another through practices involving various types of translation, including video subtitling, written […]

Starting a Business in Ireland? Get a Mentor with the Enterprise Board

If you’re starting a business in Ireland, whether you’re originally from here or have moved here from abroad, little is more valuable to you and the success of your business than the lessons learned through experience from other people. The Dublin City Enterprise Board offer many programmes and training and […]

Translator Conference: ‘Translating Voices, Translating Regions Conference Series’, UK

From the 2nd until the 4th of October, Durham University will host the fourth International ‘Translating Voices, Translating Regions’ conference. Invited speakers for the event include Erik Hertog; Lessius University College, Barbara Moser-Mercer; Université de Genève, Yasuhide Nakamura; Osaka University and Christina Schæffner from Aston University. Along with these brilliant minds, roundtable translation conference speakers […]

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Ireland’s No.1 Forbes Ranking for Countries to do Business in

In a Forbes survey from December of last year, Ireland ranked number one as a place to do business, despite the economic troubles we’ve seen in recent years. The survey, which ranks Ireland as the best place in the world to do business measured innovation, technology, monetary freedom and red […]

Translation Technology News: Skype Translator – Would you use it for an important online meeting?

Skype Translator Skype are all set to launch a service called ‘Skype Translator’. While other similar technologies already exist, such as Call Interpreter by Lexifone, the service from Skype will make it more accessible and available to more people. It will work in a similar way to interpreter technologies that have […]

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Highly Specialised Translation Services: From Medical to Technical to Legal & Financial

Find out more about our specialised translations services offered through our main site, Specialist Medical Translation & Interpreting Our database of translators and interpreters includes those specialising in medical terminology. Instant Translation offers quality translations of medical certificates; extracts from patient’s records; translations of medical test results; documentation of […]

Translation Language Tips: Learning Arabic

Professional translators are experts not just in their native tongue and the languages they are certified translators of, we also know a thing or two about the many languages we don’t officially work with, because we’re in touch with other translators, interpreters and people from numerous cultural backgrounds on a […]



Brazil Vs Portugal – Say Hello To Your Rivals in Their Native Tongue

With the World Cup kicking off this evening, we thought we’d give you all a quick Portuguese and Croatian lesson so you can all say friendly hellos to each other or the fans before cheering your heads off! Brazilian Portuguese is a set of dialects of the Portuguese language and is spoken by virtually […]